Our tour includes visits to Moorcroft Pottery, the Gladstone Pottery Museum and Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Overnight accommodation is at the Best Western Stoke on Trent Moat House Hotel, Festival Park, Stoke on Trent.
See full booking information below.
Arrive at the Best Western Stoke on Trent Moat House Hotel Meet at 12noon in hotel reception.
12.30pm Moorcroft Heritage Visitor Centre
Visit the Museum at Moorcroft – described as the world’s best kept secret. Moorcroft produces unique handcrafted, quality, collectable art pottery.
1.45pm Gladstone Pottery Museum
Gladstone is the last remaining complete 19th century pottery factory. It has original cobbled yard, workshops and bottle ovens. Plenty of hands-on opportunities, including throwing a pot and making china flowers. Plus tile gallery and Flushed with Pride – the story of the toilet and sanitation. There will be time to buy lunch whilst at the Museum
3.45pm Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Discover the stunning Staffordshire Hoard display- the most valuable collection of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. The Museum also houses the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics and a Mark XV1 Spitfire.
6.00pm Return to Moat House Hotel
7.30pm Dinner in the restaurant, Moat House Hotel
Saturday 2nd March 2013
8.00am onwards Breakfast
10.00am Check out of hotel.
Make own way to Wedgwood Museum at Barlaston, Stoke on Trent.
10.45am Wedgwood Museum and Visitor Centre
Welcome by Visitor Centre Staff and guided tour of museum
11.30am Visit demonstration area in Visitor Centre
12.00 onwards Visit Tourism & Attractions show.
Lunch and depart Wedgwood for your journey home at your convenience.
Booking Details for Ceramic Heritage Tour
Reserve your place on this tour by booking overnight accommodation at the Best Western Plus Stoke on Trent, Moat House Hotel, Festival Park, Stoke on Trent.
This is a lovely four star hotel which incorporates Etruria Hall, built in the 1760s as the home of Josiah Wedgwood.
- Dinner, Bed & Breakfast two people in a double room £90.00
- Dinner, Bed & Breakfast single room £70.00
To reserve and book your place, please click here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/GTOHeritage
Or call the Best Western Moat House Hotel on 01782 609988 and quote GT010313